News & Events

January 13, 2021

Suspending Contributions to Lawmakers Who Voted to Overturn the Election is Not Enough

Corporations must stop supporting the vast network of trade associations and political groups that provide financial and other support to the elected officials who would stop at nothing to keep Donald Trump and his enablers in power.

January 12, 2021

CWA and Supporters Call on Lumen Technologies CEO to Extend MLK Holiday and Address Racism at Company

A delegation of African American workers from the Communications Workers of America sent a letter to Lumen Technologies CEO Jeff Storey yesterday, asking that he designate the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a paid holiday for all Lumen workers.

January 7, 2021

Marty Walsh Will Ensure That Workers are at the Table in the Biden Administration

Marty Walsh is a trade unionist to his core and an excellent choice to lead the Department of Labor during this critical time.

January 7, 2021

Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists

Yesterday, the world watched as armed insurrectionists, with the encouragement of the President of the United States, launched an attack on the Capitol in an attempt to undermine our democracy and prevent Congress from certifying the results of the Presidential election.

January 6, 2021

CWA Members Continue to Build Worker Power with Wins in Georgia Senate Runoff

With a Senate win for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on track to defeat Sen. David Perdue, working people in Georgia and across the United States have ensured that their voices will be heard on Capitol Hill.

January 4, 2021

Google Workers, Demanding Change at Work, Are Launching a Union With the Communications Workers of America

Today, workers at Google and other Alphabet companies are announcing the creation of the Alphabet Workers Union with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA)—the first of its kind in the company’s history. It will be the first union open to all employees and contractors at any Alphabet company, with dues-paying members, an elected board of directors, and paid organizing staff.

December 22, 2020

CWA Contract with AT&T Extended for Mobility Workers

The Communications Workers of America and AT&T have agreed to extend two contracts covering 24,000 technicians, call center customer support workers and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

December 22, 2020

CWA Files FCC Comments on Proposed Verizon Acquisition of TracFone, Raising Lifeline and Anticompetitive Harm Concerns, Urging Commission to Impose Conditions 

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) filed comments Friday with the FCC raising serious concerns with the proposed acquisition of TracFone by Verizon. The comments urge the Commission to request more information from the companies to adequately review the impacts of the transaction and urge the FCC to impose specific conditions to protect Lifeline customers and customers in the MVNO market from anticompetitive harms.

December 22, 2020

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) Calls for the FCC to Reject Legislators’ Efforts to Block Rural Broadband Funding to Frontier

CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney sent a letter to the FCC urging the Commission to reject WV legislators’ ill-advised efforts to block Frontier Communications’ successful bid to receive rural broadband funding from the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF).

December 10, 2020

Katherine Tai’s Values are Working People’s Values

Katherine Tai is a tremendous choice for United States Trade Representative. Picking someone with Tai’s experience and understanding of how trade agreements impact workers, Joe Biden has shown, once again, that his Administration will follow through on commitment to challenge corporate power and rebuild the middle class.